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Nayland Road, Great Horkesley, Colchester, CO6 4ET
Residential Development Site, Nayland Road, Great Horkesley CO6 4ET
Sale By Tender
Property Type
Building Plot / Land

About the Property

  • Rarely available
  • Committee Approval for 100 dwellings
  • Offers invited
  • Bid deadline 12 noon Friday 26th July 2024

RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY A Unique Opportunity to Purchase a Prime Housing Development Site of Approximately 23.7 acres (9.6 hectares) in Great Horkesley, Colchester for 100 Dwellings.

Rarely available
Committee Approval for 100 dwellings
Offers invited
Bid deadline 12 noon Friday 26th July 2024

LOCATION Great Horkesley is a large village, having a population of circa 2,230, located approximately 3 miles north of Colchester City Centre and 2 miles south of Nayland. The village borders the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and benefits from various amenities including a primary school, Post Office store, Yew Tree Public House and Restaurant.
Approximately one mile to the south of the site is the Chesterwell development where a new Neighbourhood Centre has been developed (Chesterwell Plaza) comprising Co-Op store, day nursery, primary and secondary schools. Colchester Business Park, David Lloyd Leisure and the Northern Gateway Leisure Park are located approximately 2 miles from the site, adjacent to Junction 28 of the A12. The Northern Gateway includes Cineworld, a new Travel Lodge, drive through restaurant, etc.

ACCESSIBILITY 2 miles from the A12 junction, the main dual carriageway from Chelmsford to Ipswich, 2.5 miles north of Colchester with mainline railway station, with trains to London Liverpool Street – journey time approximately 55 minutes. Regular bus service along Nayland Road to Colchester.

DIRECTIONS From Colchester proceed along the Nayland Road. On entering the village of Great Horkesley the site will be found on the right hand side on either side of the Horkesley Manor Care Home on the A134.

DESCRIPTION The site is currently in agricultural use extending to approximately 24 acres and located to the east of the Nayland Road (A134) and south of Ivy Lodge Road. The application site surrounds Great Horkesley Manor Care Home which comprises 72 bed care facility.
The site slopes on the eastern boundary down to the willow plantation.

TOWN PLANNING The site has Committee approval, reference 230625, for 100 dwellings with new access, including land for allotments, provision of Scout and Girl Guiding Hut with parking, public open space. The Section 106 requires 30% affordable housing provision.

SERVICES We understand water, electricity and drainage are available for connection. However, prospective purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries.

RIGHT OF WAYS, EASEMENTS & WAYLEAVES The site will be sold subject to and with the benefit of wayleaves, easements and rights of way whether mentioned in these particulars or not. It will include a vehicular right of way, including the right to connect to services, in respect of the owner’s retained land on the eastern boundary.

TENURE & POSSESSION The property is available for sale freehold with vacant possession.

VAT The property has not been elected for VAT.

OVERAGE In the event of an enhanced planning permission being obtained, an overage of 50% of land value will be payable. Overage to last 10 years.

GUIDE PRICE Offers invited.

METHOD OF SALE The site is offered for sale on an unconditional basis by informal tender with bids to be submitted by 12 noon on Friday, 26th July 2024. Please note the Vendor reserves the right not to accept the highest, or any, offer.

VIEWINGS By prior appointment with the sole selling agents.
For further information please contact sole agents Messrs Nicholas Percival, for the attention of:
Nicholas Percival FRICS or Billy Coe MRICS
Ref: C5412


Residential Development Site, Nayland Road, Great Horkesley CO6 4ET

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